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Wed Dec 6, 2017, 09:45 PM

3. Here is an article about the fellow who was CEO of VW at the time of the pollution scandal


from Bloomberg News...Oh..In case you don't want to read it..The CEO at the time,(a fellow named, Martin Winterkorn ) says. He was not informed about this pollution issue, ever, until it was too late. Basically, he claims he knew nothing at about this. Which goes against what was known about him, that he was someone who always looked at the details of everything associated with being the CEO..and producing the autos.

But he says...he knew nothing about the biggest scandal in VW history and perhaps in all German manufacturing history.. read the article..he says he was never informed, till it was too late..

Oh...I might add, there is some question that he might not be telling the truth, the article implies this, but there is no proof that he lied, he just claims he was never informed. Interesting article. You be the judge of this fellow.

Oh..another point: It seems that he has never been charged with a crime of any kind. (unlike the U.S.A executives) and he has led the good life since his resignation. If he had been charged with any criminal activity, the article would have explained this. He has retired. I assume he is ok financially and living well. The German parliament is still investigating the pollution issue at VW.

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